Class Dates
08/21/2023 to 12/08/2023
Delivered By
Online Asynchronous
Martin Talavera
Meeting Times
Meets by Appt
Meeting Location
Distance Education

Sensory Analysis

FNDH 701 - Class Number: 14517


Evaluation of the methods to solve typical sensory problems by using simple difference and scaling tests will be emphasized. The course provides an awareness of differences in analytical and consumer product testing for obtaining data from human subjects. Appearance,textural and flavor characteristics of food will be assessed and data interpretation methods reviewed through the use of some mini-lab experiences.Sensory analysis of appearance, texture, aroma, flavor; physiology of sensory receptors; laboratory and consumer panels; and interpretation of data.


  • Instructor Martin Talavera's permission is required after 08/28/2023.

Student Requirements:

  • Internet access
  • Students are expected to perform lab experiments using instructions provided.
  • Students must develop a sensory study to complete the course.


  • Needs one course in statistics

Enrollment Restrictions:

  • Not open to on-campus students.

Enrollment Dates
03/20/2023 to 08/21/2023
Enrollment Limit

Credit/Tuition Options

Credit Option Hours

Enrollments received on or after the first day of class may be assessed a $65 special handling fee.

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